There are several ways to work out this proportion problem; here is one way.

S/2 = M/3 and M/3 = L/5 => S/2 = L/5 => L = 5S/2

Elise T.

asked • 04/30/18A company makes three sizes of shirts: small, medium, and large. The ratio of small shirts to medium shirts is 2:3. The ratio of medium shirts to large shirts is 3:5. The company makes s small shirts every minute. What is an expression in terms of s to represent the number of large shirts the company makes every minute?

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There are several ways to work out this proportion problem; here is one way.

S/2 = M/3 and M/3 = L/5 => S/2 = L/5 => L = 5S/2

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